Adopt a Family
Adopting a family is one of the most meaningful ways that you can help Ukrainians who find themselves in Idaho. Each family has unique needs and contributions collected will go directly to support them.
Check out this story by Idaho News 6.
Vitaliy and Maria
Vitaliy and Maria fled from Mariupol to Poland about a week after the bombing began in their city. At the age of 62 and 57, they have 6 children ranging from 12 to 22, five of which came with them to Idaho. Maria has advanced stages of glaucoma, and is now almost completely blind. Maria's brother lives here in Boise, and are hosting them on humanitarian parole. We had the wonderful pleasure of meeting this family and their beautiful children, and are humbled to be a part of their journey.
Learn about their visit with Governor Little and US Consul General Kushneruk
Ivan and Zoriana Oshurko
Ivan and Zoriana left Poltava on the second day after the war began. After almost a month's journey, they were taken in by a family in the Treasure Valley. They have five young children under the age of nine. As they settle in Idaho, they will need assistance with housing, transportation, accessing services and more.
Click Here to watch their story by KTVB Channel 7!
Volodya and Masha Blyshchyk
Volodya and Masha came to Idaho at the beginning of April. They arrived to the United States with three children and one suitcase. Their children are ages ten, eight, and one. Originally, from the town of Cherkasy, they find themselves starting out with very little. They are seeking both temporary and permanent housing as they begin the filing process to settle in the Idaho.
Inna arrived in Idaho just in mid April, and reunited with her brother after many years. Her brother is working in the United States as an Engineer, and he was eager to get Inna to safer ground. When living in Kyiv, she worked as a clothing designer. Inna is unsure of what the future holds for her, and is thankful to be here in the states.
Click Here to watch her story by CBS Channel 2!